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Applications Being Taken for Prestigious Manufacturing Awards Program

Applications are being taken for the 2012 Alabama Manufacturer of the Year Awards program, presented by the Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network. This is the 13th year for the annual prestigious program, which over the years has come to be recognized as the premier Alabama event …

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BCA Releases Statement on Pseudoephedrine Bill (HB 88)

BCA President and CEO William J. Canary released the following statement today regarding HB 88, more commonly referred to as the Pseudoephedrine Bill. “The proposed legislation (HB 88) would require individuals to obtain a prescription for products containing common cold and allergy remedies such as pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, and phenylpropamine, in …

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Business Council of Alabama Endorses U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus

The board of directors of the Business Council of Alabama has endorsed U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus in the race for Alabama’s Sixth Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. “Spencer Bachus has been a strong advocate for job creation and eliminating unnecessary federal regulations,” said Terry Kellogg, chairman …

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Business Council of Alabama Endorses U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks

The board of directors of the Business Council of Alabama has endorsed U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks in the race for Alabama’s Fifth Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. “Mo Brooks is a strong believer in the free enterprise system and understands that in order for the economy …

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Business Council of Alabama Endorses U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner

The board of directors of the Business Council of Alabama has endorsed U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner in the race for Alabama’s First Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. “Jo Bonner has been a great friend to the business community and continues to be a strong advocate for …

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BCA Advocating for Job Creation, Education Reform in 2012 Session

As the Alabama Legislature convenes in Montgomery this week for the 2012 session, the Business Council of Alabama is prepared to move forward in supporting legislation that will help existing industries hire, reduce regulatory burdens on business, and fundamentally reform education. Following approval of the 2012 BCA State Legislative Agenda …

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Applications Sought for CCAA Executive Director Position

The Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama is seeking applicants for the position of executive director. The CCAA is a statewide organization of more than 120 chambers of commerce, representing more than 60,000 businesses in Alabama. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and at least five years experience in chamber …

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Applications Now Being Taken for 2012 Alabama Manufacturer of the Year Awards

2012 marks the 13th year for the prestigious annual Alabama Manufacturer of the Year Awards program, presented by the Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network. Over the years, the annual program has come to be recognized as the premier event in the state which recognizes the very …

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BCA Nominates Turner Medical Inc. for National Small Business Award

The Business Council of Alabama’s Small Business Committee has nominated Turner Medical Inc. of Athens for the prestigious 2012 DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award, presented annually by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The award is designed to honor our nation’s job creators and recognize their significant contributions …

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BCA Makes Gift to Magic Moments

In keeping with an annual tradition, the Business Council of Alabama has donated money previously spent to buy and mail Christmas cards to Magic Moments, a charitable organization that fulfills the nonmedical wishes of chronically ill children in Alabama. Executive Director Pam Jones accepted the gift at BCA’s Annual Meeting. …

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